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Monitor Weekly - June 18, 2011

The Leadership Conference Education Fund June 15, 2011

Civil Rights Groups Deplore Signing of Alabama Anti-Immigrant Bill

Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley recently signed into law an anti-immigrant bill that goes even further than Arizona’s S.B. 1070, which encouraged racial profiling by requiring law enforcement officers to stop, question, detain, and arrest anyone that they have a "reasonable suspicion" to believe is undocumented.

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Civil Rights Coalition Calls for Nomination of Elizabeth Warren to Head New Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights this week urged President Barack Obama to nominate Professor Elizabeth Warren to serve as the first director of the newly created Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB).

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Lawsuit against Netflix Demands Equal Access for the Deaf

The National Association of the Deaf (NAD) filed a federal lawsuit against Netflix this week alleging that it violated the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) by failing to provide closed captioning for most of its instant and streamed content.

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Special Screening Announced of 'The Barber of Birmingham'

The Leadership Conference Education Fund is co-hosting a special screening for the civil and human rights community of the award-winning documentary, “The Barber of Birmingham,” at 9 a.m. Friday, June 24, in the Mary Pickford Theater at The Library of Congress. The one-hour program is being hosted by Congressman Bennie G. Thompson of Mississippi.

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National Immigration Law Center

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